Italian Turkey Sausage


italian turkey sausage

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Serves 4 Cook Time 8-10 hours

Ingredients:
1 lb italian turkey sausage links
1 tbsp roasted garlic
1 (16-oz) bag frozen pepper stir-fry (green/red/yellow peppers and onions)
1/2 c mild banana pepper rings (drained)
1 (26-oz) jar low sugar tomato and basil pasta sauce
1 (6-oz) can tomato paste
pepper, to taste

Directions:

Place sausage in slow cooker. Stir in garlic, pepper stir-fry, pepper rings, pasta sauce, tomato paste and pepper. Cover, set heat to low and simmer 8-10 hours.

Serving Size 2 sausage links
Nutrition Info: calories 350 fat 12.6g, protein 31.3g, carbohydrates 9g, sodium 476mg

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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Serves 4-6 Cook Time 45 minutes

Ingredients:
1 lb mild turkey sausage
4 ½ Cups mushrooms, diced
1 medium yellow onion, diced
6 celery stalks, diced
4 carrots, diced
1/2 Cup low sodium chicken broth
1 Tbsp diced fresh sage
½ tsp fresh thyme, minced
½ Cup dried cherries, finely chopped
½ Cup toasted slivered almonds
½ Tbsp garlic powder
4 Tbsp olive oil
to taste Sea salt and black pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large soup pot, sauté onions in olive oil until translucent. Add the sausage and brown. Add the carrots, celery, mushrooms, chicken broth, cherries, almonds, sage, thyme, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Mix well, bring to a simmer, and cook for 5-10 minutes or until the veggies begin to absorb the chicken broth.
  4. Transfer to a large glass baking dish, cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake at 350 for 45 minutes.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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